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1890 Communities Near West Sweden ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, West Sweden had a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, West Sweden had a population of 694 people.

Almelund (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from West Sweden
 - Almelund had a post office and no railroad service
 
Apple River   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Sweden
 - Apple River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Balsam Lake   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 981 people in 2017)
 - Balsam Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barronett   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from West Sweden
 - Barronett had a post office and railroad service
 
Bashaw   (Washburn County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West Sweden
 - Bashaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Bashaw   (Burnett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West Sweden
 - Bashaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bunyan   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Sweden
 - Bunyan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clam Falls   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Clam Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comstock   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Sweden
 - Comstock had a post office and railroad service
 
Cumberland   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 1,219 people (with 2,119 people in 2017)
 - Cumberland had a post office and railroad service
 
Cushing   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Sweden
 - Cushing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franconia (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 252 people
 - Franconia had a post office and railroad service
 
Grantsburg   (Burnett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 410 people (with 1,293 people in 2017)
 - Grantsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Harris (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 504 people (with 1,156 people in 2017)
 - Harris had a post office and railroad service
 
Joel   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West Sweden
 - Joel had railroad service and no post office
 
Kost (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Sweden
 - Kost had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osceola   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Sweden
 - Osceola had railroad service and no post office
 
Randall   (Burnett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from West Sweden
 - Randall had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek (MN)   (Pine County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from West Sweden
 - Rock Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Rush City (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 707 people (with 3,156 people in 2017)
 - Rush City had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Croix Falls   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 745 people (with 2,047 people in 2017)
 - Saint Croix Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Shafer (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Sweden
 - Shafer had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunrise (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West Sweden
 - Sunrise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Taylors Falls (MN)   (Chisago County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 567 people (with 1,018 people in 2017)
 - Taylors Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Trade Lake   (Burnett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Trade Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turtle Lake   (Barron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from West Sweden
 - Turtle Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
West Denmark   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from West Sweden
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - West Denmark had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Polk County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West Sweden
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for West Sweden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about West Sweden, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in West Sweden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Sweden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Sweden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of West Sweden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Sweden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6880, Longitude: -92.4702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Sweden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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